Gerald Cohen is an attorney in the private practice of law. However, 80% of his time is spent as an arbitrator. Starting in 1969 he has been involved in some 1900 appointments in all industries. About 30 of his opinions have been published in national arbitration decision reporters. He is a graduate of St. Louis University and Harvard Law School. He has lectured and given seminars on arbitration to business and labor groups. He is married with four children, the oldest, a daughter, is a judge in the circuit court City of St. Louis, Missouri.